Leather Steering Wheel - Cleaning

Discussion in 'Detailing' started by mpc, Jun 6, 2018.

  1. mpc

    mpc Active Member

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    The leather steering wheel on my S204 needs cleaning as its slightly shiny and tacky.
    Would I be ok using GTechniq all purpose cleaner/nail brush/MF cloth to get it cleaned back to a matt finish?
     
  2. Will

    Will MB Club Veteran

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    Wet wipes :)
     
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    saff Hardcore MB Enthusiast

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    I wonder how long these will be available due to the actions of the feeble-minded flushing them and causing sewer blockages!
    Sorry, just a small digression
    Wet wipes are ace for cleaning leather etc.
     
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    PobodY Hardcore MB Enthusiast

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    I've got some special leather wipes, but they're essentially wet wipes with some kind of wax in them.
     
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    stephenmercedes Hardcore MB Enthusiast

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    I would use your standard wet wipe, rather than a leather one as mentioned. The very fact that it contains a 'wax' is not something you'd be wanting on a steering wheel...
     
  6. AltonAnt

    AltonAnt Hardcore MB Enthusiast

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    Karcher steam cleaner if you have one. I use the brush with a microfibre cloth wrapped around it.
     
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    markmifsud Hardcore MB Enthusiast

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    When I had my wheel done by Royal Steering Wheels, I asked the same question and was told to use nothing stronger than baby wet wipes
     
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    GLK Hardcore MB Enthusiast

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    Unscented, non-fancy* baby wipes

    * as in Wilko, not Waitrose ;)
     

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